Learn how to make this DELICIOUS restaurant-style “secret burger sauce” in just a few minutes. The result is a burger sauce that is out of this world and will take your hamburgers to the next level. It goes great on cheeseburgers, chicken, with wings, on fries, and just about anything you can think of!
This burger sauce is seriously life-changing. After tasting this ultimate burger sauce, you will never go back to plain old ketchup and mayo again. It’s made with a combo the classic burger spreads but when combined, the result is epic and really hits the spot.
It’s creamy, slightly spicy, and had super tiny bites of pickle that will remind you of your favorite burger joint! We love to serve it on burgers, fried chicken sandwiches, and for dipping fries.
What you Will Need to Make This Epic Burger Sauce
Mayonnaise: The mayo is the base of the sauce and what adds the creamy flavor and smooth texture
Ketchup: The ketchup adds a delicious tangy flavor that surprisingly works perfectly!
Sweet relish: You can use jarred sweet relish and if you don’t have any on hand, you can simply mince a dill pickle and add a little juice too for extra flavor.
Dijon mustard: You can’t have a good sauce without the in-depth flavor of a little dijon mustard. It adds the classic burger flavor and really elevates the sauce.
Spices: To make this burger sauce extra special, you’re going to need a sprinkle of garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, and a dash of salt & pepper. The spices go a long way and really help this sauce come together.
How to Make the Burger Sauce
Making this delicious burger sauce is super easy. Simply whisk all the ingredients in a small bowl until fully combined. This recipe will make enough sauce for 4 burgers.
To store: Cover with plastic wrap or transfer to an air-tight container and store in the fridge, The sauce will last up to 2 weeks.
The Ultimate Burger Sauce
- 1/2 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
- 2 tablespoons sweet relish or minced pickles with a little juice
- 1 tablespoon dijon mustard or french/thousand Island Dressing
- ½ teaspoon EACH garlic powder onion powder, chili powder
- Salt & black pepper to taste
- Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl. Taste and adjust salt & pepper to taste. Place in the refrigerator or serve immediately.
- This recipe makes enough sauce for 4-6 hamburgers. You will need about 1-2 tablespoons of sauce per hamburger.